Rivalry or Partnership for China, Russia, and Central Asia?
The Sino-Russian relationship has experienced several permutations in recent decades as both states have undergone radical domestic changes, including the end of Soviet communism and the abandonment of Maoism. This volume brings together scholars to address the current status of Sino-Russian...
To Be Published March 1st 2015 by Routledge
Historical Transformations and the Modern Quest for Sovereignty
Offering a fresh and unique approach to surveying the historical transformations of the Chinese state, Human Security and the Chinese State focuses on human security in contrast with the twenty-first century obsession with national security. Building upon Hobbes' Leviathan, Robert Bedeski...
Published October 12th 2011 by Routledge
Reform and Reconstitution in the Sixth Republic Under Roh Tae Woo, 1987-1992
South Korea underwent rapid economic development under a semi-military, virulently anti-communist government which banned trade unions and kept close checks on the economy. President Roe Tae Woo has, however, since 1987, introduced electoral and social reforms. Strikes and wage rises have followed,...
Published April 14th 1994 by Routledge